Overview

In the civil wars of 16th century Japan, two ambitious peasants in Nakanogo want to make their fortunes. The potter Genjuro intends to sell his wares for vast profits in the local city, Omizo, while his brother-in-law Tobei wishes to become a samurai. A respected sage warns them against seeking profit in times of war but his advice goes unheeded, and their insistency leads to the ruin of their families.

  1. Akinari Ueda

    Story

  2. Yoshikata Yoda

    Screenplay

  3. Kenji Mizoguchi

    Director

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Original Title 雨月物語

Status Released

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  • September 7, 1954
    Premiere

Original Language Japanese

Runtime 1h 34m

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